Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.3 on date 19-09-2020 and time 12:24:31 (UTC) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.3 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 19-09-2020 12:24:31 (UTC)
  • 19-09-2020 14:24:31 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.23, 15.04 at 9 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

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The values of hypocentral coordinates and magnitude may be revised at a later time as more information becomes available.

Municipalities within 20 km from the epicenter

Distances are determinated based on the geographic coordintes of the (Istat).
Municipality Region Dist Inh Cum Inh
Patti ME 12 13431 13431
Oliveri ME 12 2181 15612
Falcone ME 13 2808 18420
Montagnareale ME 13 1615 20035
Gioiosa Marea ME 14 7074 27109
Terme Vigliatore ME 15 7395 34504
Furnari ME 16 3784 38288
Librizzi ME 16 1660 39948
Piraino ME 17 3962 43910
Rodì Milici ME 18 2056 45966
Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea ME 18 1531 47497
Milazzo ME 18 31646 79143
Sant'Angelo di Brolo ME 18 3090 82233
Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto ME 18 41583 123816
Basicò ME 19 612 124428
Merì ME 20 2338 126766
Brolo ME 20 5783 132549

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
46 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
55 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
69 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
81 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
Recent and historical seismicity
Seismic hazard
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Bulletin
Rev1000
ML 1.3 2020-09-19
12:24:31
38.23 15.04 9 2021-02-26
14:56:19
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 87175951
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.2 2020-09-19
12:24:31
38.22 15.04 3 2020-09-19
12:52:10
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 83028961
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-09-19 12:24:31 ± 0.07
Latitude 38.23 ± 0.00
Longitude 15.04 ± 0.00
Depth (km) 9 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 87175951

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 429
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 105
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 67
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 430
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 100
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 17
Number of defining phases 17
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.2
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.15378
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.3993
Number of stations at which the event was observed 9
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 9
Magnitudes information

ML:1.2

Field Value
Value 1.2
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 83028961
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-09-19 12:52:10

ML:1.3

Field Value
Value 1.3
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 4
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 87175951
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2021-02-15 10:39:40
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.MSRU.HHE. 2020-09-19T12:24:45.09 0.6 undecidable manual S 84 0.3723 50 -0.07 48
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2020-09-19T12:24:41.84 0.6 undecidable manual S 108 0.2626 106 0.21 47
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2020-09-19T12:24:39.76 0.3 undecidable manual P 241 0.3993 50 0.08 71
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2020-09-19T12:24:39.92 0.6 undecidable manual S 215 0.2248 109 -0.34 46
IV.MSRU.HHE. 2020-09-19T12:24:39.02 0.6 undecidable manual P 84 0.3723 50 -0.2 46
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2020-09-19T12:24:39.83 0.6 undecidable manual S 158 0.2158 110 -0.1 49
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2020-09-19T12:24:38.08 0.6 undecidable manual S 344 0.1538 117 0.34 47
IV.IVGP.HHN. 2020-09-19T12:24:38.07 0.6 undecidable manual S 341 0.1781 113 -0.51 45
IV.IVUG.HHZ. 2020-09-19T12:24:38.09 0.6 undecidable manual S 347 0.1718 114 -0.27 48
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2020-09-19T12:24:37.70 0.6 undecidable manual S 74 0.1592 116 -0.22 48
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2020-09-19T12:24:37.03 0.1 positive manual P 108 0.2626 106 -0.15 96
IV.NOV.HHZ. 2020-09-19T12:24:36.50 0.1 undecidable manual P 158 0.2158 110 0.3 94
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2020-09-19T12:24:36.35 0.1 undecidable manual P 215 0.2248 109 -0.04 99
IV.IVUG.HHZ. 2020-09-19T12:24:35.44 0.3 undecidable manual P 347 0.1718 114 0.15 73
IV.MILZ.HHZ. 2020-09-19T12:24:35.12 0.3 undecidable manual P 74 0.1592 116 0.08 74
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2020-09-19T12:24:35.25 0.3 undecidable manual P 344 0.1538 117 0.31 71
IV.IVGP.HHN. 2020-09-19T12:24:35.44 0.1 undecidable manual P 341 0.1781 113 0.02 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1 5.775E-5 0.34 AML other m 2020-09-19T12:24:40.19
IV.MUCR.HHN. ML:1 6.44E-5 0.76 AML other m 2020-09-19T12:24:40.11
IV.NOV.HHE. ML:1.6 0.0002765 0.6 AML other m 2020-09-19T12:24:40.87
IV.NOV.HHN. ML:1.4 0.000173 0.52 AML other m 2020-09-19T12:24:42.93
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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